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May 18, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. >>> governor jerry brown is taking some riving after a facebook gaffe. brown said facebook started in california, but zuckerberg actually created it at harvard. brown quickly corrected himself saying facebook quickly moved to california where other tech companies are. >>> and zynga took a hit. we'll have more on this story at 6:00. you will also find continuing coverage on our website >>> another bay area social networking website had another boost today. >>> members of the group of eight some of the world's richest neighs gathered at camp david for meetings today and tomorrow. the greek government had claimed that german chancellor merkel made the suggese convers with the president of greece. >>> the facebook ipo didn't do a whole lot to lift the economic worries. the dow jones average continued it two week slump. for the week it lost 3-1/2% of its value. the dow has also closed down in 12 of its sessions. >>> police arrest an attorney for a fatal hit-and-run that killed an east bay cyclist. this was the scene in dublin where a 57-year-old man was killed on tuesday. it h
May 29, 2012 5:00pm PDT
-and-run charges. sheila salmon moloski seen here in the brown outfit there is the principal after paul revere school. she's accused of driving drunk and trying to flee after hitting two cars near the golden gate bridge earlier this month. officers say she had a blood alcohol level higher than .08. she is said to return to court june 26th. >>> at this hour homicide detectives in san jose are investigateing the case of a body that was found today in a local pond. robert handa is here today to tell us why that incident generated so many questions today, robert. >> reporter: well we are at the pond in south san jose where investigators spent the morning and early afternoon searching for a body that they are trying to determine is a homicide victim. they are searching this area for a number of different reasons. it is a sight that many people in the bay area are familiar seeing. the sheriff dive team out early this morning searching a local water way. this time a percolation pond in south san jose. when word spread through the neighborhood saying this was a search for a body people came out knowin
May 21, 2012 5:00pm PDT
faced last year. he mentioned the january 2011 police shooting of raheim brown who was parked outside of a school dance. police claim the officer opened fire after seeing raheim brown stab another officer. >> it is disgusting. you have no right to take a person's life because you are a police officer. he wasn't trying to hurt him. >>> the district plans to cooperate. >> we have nothing to hide. we will accommodate any request. >> reporter: we reached out to theuse departments of -- to the u.s. department of justice but haven't received a comment. cara liu, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> friends and family of a fallen army sergeant gathered today, they died may 6 in afghanistan. it was his third tour of duty. his first in afghanistan. funeral services were held this morning. he is survived by his wife and two sons. >>> president obama said today that nato allies agreed to a plan to wind down the war in afghanistan. president obama said when the u.s. combat mission in afghanistan ends next year, nato will continue to train and advise afghan forces. >> we can pull back our troops in a respons
May 13, 2012 5:00pm PDT
progress in creating budgets. the short fall is $16 billion. tomorrow in los angeles brown is scheduled to introduce a new fiscal plan and outline how he proposes to fill that budget gap. >> lawmakers waiting for the facebook ipo and what it could mean for the state deficit. they are expected to go public on friday making hundreds of employees instant million areas. that means about 2.5 billion in state taxes over the next five- years while lawmakers eager to see that they say it won't solve all of sacramento's problems. >> the facebook ipo is a big deal. you know it's speaking to the need to pass the revenue measure in november but it's not a -- it's not the silver bullet. >> analysts say the facebook affect could be beneficial to the state as the google effect in 2004. that is when the mountain view based company went public and raised about a half billion dollars in state tax revenue. >> facebook's ipo is set to come just a few days after the ceo's 28th birthday. with the ipo the t-shirt and hoody wearing ceo stands to be one of the richest men in the world. all at the age of 28.
May 15, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. >>> the legislature took its first look today at governor brown's newly released revised budget plan. they are going over it carefully and sending it through committees. they heard from the department of finance and analysts office. the $92 billion spending plan relies on cuts and services to the poor and state workers and rising taxes through a november ballot measure. >> this is no time to say stop. don't fix our roads, don't build new schools, no we have to keep building for the future but we have to keep building for the future but adjust our balance sheet. >>> members of california's five legislative caucuses held a press conference to call attention to potential budget cuts that they say unfairly target low income african americans and latinos. the groups acollude the black, latino and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender caucuses. they are worried about what will happen if governor brown's tax initiative does not pass in november. >> we're talking about addition tax cuts to our welfare program, but most importantly we're talking about cuts to education, particularly k-12. could mean three w
May 6, 2012 5:00pm PDT
morning brown's executive order to eliminate half of the state cell phones paid by taxpayer dollars. no word on how much money this generated. >>> british officials are looking into security at london olympic stadium after a worker allegedly carried a fake bomb through two copyrights without being searched by guards. of the worker said he did it to expose flaws in the security system. the olympic stadium opened to public yesterday. >>> in washington, park service officials announced that the national christmas tree has died. the colorado blue spruce apparentlyy died from transplant shock. they are lined up another for this years' holiday season. >>> coming up on ktvu at 6:00 a body is found at the famed churchill downs less than a day after the kentucky derby. why investigators think this is a case of homicide. >>> also it's a political shake- up in france. a new leader takes over after defeat one-term president nicolas sarkozy. >>> a school gets in guzz, the contest that chardon high school won that will let the students end the year on a happy note. hello? the words are going thi
May 14, 2012 5:00pm PDT
to approval and governor jerry brown says it will sign it. he vottos a similar -- vetoed a similar bill last year. >>> it is a big day for mark zuckerberg and it has nothing to do with facebook's ipo. plus ... [ cheers and applause ] >> the message from president obama today. >> bidding is about to get underway for a personal lunch with warren buffett. the charity that will be getting all of the money. [ female announcer ] safeway presents real big deals of the week. or how to keep from driving all over for the best deals. you don't need to run around. safeway gives you real big club card deals each week. right now, a sweet price on honey nut cheerios, just $1.88. starbucks coffee is only $7.77. that's less than a quarter for a great cup of coffee. and fage greek yogurt is just a buck. real big deals this week and every week. only at safeway. ingredients for life. >>> warren buffett is auctioning off a private lunch to benefit a san francisco charity. the proceeds go to the glide foundation. last year a bidder paid $2.6 billion to have lunch with warren buffett. bidding begins june 3 and con
May 23, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. >> reporter: governor jerry brown says he would allow schools to cut three weeks if his plan is rejected in november. >> we have the shortest school year of any country in the world and we think we will fix our issues in the future by cutting more days? >> reporter: the superintendent says passing the tax plan is important but it is not a fix all. >> in san francisco if it passes then we have to cut $83 million. if it doesn't pass we have to cut $119 million. >> reporter: districts like san francisco, one day is too much for some parents. >> doesn't says a lot of good about where we are as state. >> reporter: this question of furloughs comes when many school districts are struggling. there are 188 school districts in california that may not be able to balance their books. in san francisco, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the warriors wants to move to san francisco but their minor league team will be relocating for sure. >> and osterages and earth wakes. this unlikely connection made through a bay area exhibit. >>> the city counsel approved a deal to move the golden state warriors
May 24, 2012 5:00pm PDT
transit. the party kicks off tomorrow morning and governor jerry brown speaks that 75th 95 dedication ceremony. david stevenson, ktvu channel 2 news. >> and you will find coverage of the golden gate bridge on our website, just go to and click on the tab. at 6:00, another land mark is in need of a make over. what we learned. >>> the worst commute is on myway 4 on week day afternoons. --when there is no traffic it should take 5 minutes to travel the six miles. during afternoon drive times that six minutes goes up to 16 minutes. that is number 10 on the national list of worst communities. also on the list, 580, number 57. 80 eastbound from 101 to treasure island is 70. anywhere expect to see more red light runners this holiday weekend. ktvu's rob roth is live in san francisco. didn't take long to find people doing just that. right? >> reporter: right. a study shows the memorial day weekend is the most popular weekend of the year for drivers to run red lights. >> reporter: our cameras were roll for a few minutes when we saw a motorcycle run a red light. and this is the day b
May 16, 2012 5:00pm PDT
of flat lineing. 78, 80, 82. >> its it's browning around all through the five-day. this low pressure center is the mechanism for tomorrow's cooling. it drops down bring rain in the winter it's going to fog and motor it into the salinas valley. cool pattern west winds 10 to 20 miles an hour. 75 in sonoma. 75 in napa. 77 fairfield. not a bad day tomorrow slightly cooler than today certainly in some areas. 69 in castro valley 68 in hayward. forecast highs santa clara valley mid-70s in warm spots. somebody asked me on my facebook page what about sacramento. you would expect it to be in the upper 80s tomorrow will be in the 70s maybe upper 70s. even 60, 70 miles away that fog gets up to the delta an cools them off. the weekend warms up nicely as you see the five days day is 76, 82 to 84. real subtle change. >> thanks bill. >>> we'll tell you the two thing oakland's oldest man credits for hess long and happy life. a major san francisco museum is launching a new art exhibit why curators are calling there piece an invitation to look inward. ñ?óyp8 . >>> facebook founders mark zuckerberg
May 2, 2012 5:00pm PDT
officials are also calling on voters to approve governor brown's tax hike plan, which would put more funding into education. >>> and the march of dimes ruled that more than one in 10 babies is born prematurely. 15million were born too early last year, including a half million right here in the u.s. the march of dimes says that pre-term birth is the leading cause of new born deaths in america. the group recommends better health care and education for women of child bearing age. >>> four falcons chicks nesting at city hall are now identified with bands, the researchers found out yesterday the three week old babies are three males and one female. you can see one of their parents watching them closely on the ucfc falcons camera. the chicks should be flying in about three more weeks. >>> and the fate of an admitted gang member, in the hands of the jury. the last plea the attorney made in an effort to clear edward ramos of murder charges. >>> and the temperature and how cool it will be as they drop . >>> and new accusations from people camping this a waste of money it's all over! no! it's not over
May 9, 2012 5:00pm PDT
are these flowers, like soap is for showers. everyone grows with miracle-gro. >>> governor brown took part in the 2nd annual, memorial for cal trans workers killed on the job, 11 killed on california's roadways last year. the governor declared this work zone awareness week. pointed to a little enforced california state law that requires drivers to move over when they see workers along the side to have road. >>> police officers pride themselves on protecting and serving the public while on the job. today, an emotional tribute was held to honor oakland police officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice on the job. ♪ [ music ] >>> officers family and friends walked to a gathering this morning for the 16th annual, police officers memorial. >> officers here, the families of those who passed away, want to remember and acknowledge, the sacrifices these officers have made for the department, for their fellow officers and also for the citizens of oakland. >> 51 oakland police officers have died in the line of duty since 1867, and all of their names are etched into a special memorial wall. it is now 3 ye
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